Israel destroys Palestinian's house in West Bank
22 Nov Press TV
Israel has razed to the ground the house of Palestinian man Abdel
Rahman al-Shaludi in the occupied West Bank over claims that he was
involved in recent attacks against Israelis.
The Israeli military issued a statement on Wednesday, saying, "The
home... was destroyed in Silwan," in the neighborhood of East al-Quds
Four families were reportedly living in the house and were forced to
evacuate the building.Shaludi reportedly rammed his car into a railway
stop in al-Quds, killing two people on October 22. He later died of
injuries sustained from Israeli forces' gunfire.
The Tel Aviv regime claims that the incident was deliberate, but
family of the 21-year-old said it was an accident.
According to reports, the Israeli forces also attempted to destroy
the houses of other Palestinians in the Jabal al-Mukaber neighborhood of
East al-Quds, where Palestinian people in the area blocked their
Latest reports say that the Palestinians have up to now been able to
prevent the Israelis from destroying the houses.
Israel decided to demolish the houses after four Israelis were killed
in an attack on a synagogue in west al-Quds.The two Palestinian men,
reportedly armed with axes and handguns, entered the synagogue in Har
Nof, killing the four Israelis, and leaving several others wounded.
The two were then fatally shot by Israeli security forces.
Following the incident, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
ordered authorities to destroy the houses of the Palestinian attackers.
Netanyahu warned that Israel would "respond with a heavy hand" to
those responsible for organizing the deadly attack.